a small container, usually of metal or plastic and with a handle, for carrying one’s from home to school or work.
a container for carrying a packed lunch
(Brit & Austral, jocular) a man’s genitals
a container for regularly carrying one’s midday meal; also written lunch box
A confused or ignorant person; someone out of touch with reality; ditzo (1960s+ Students)
noun 1. a counter, as in a store or restaurant, where light meals and snacks are served or are sold to be taken out. 2. a luncheonette.
- Luncheon club
noun 1. (social welfare) (in Britain) an arrangement or organization for serving hot midday meals for a small charge to old people in clubs or daycentres 2. a society or group of people who meet regularly for an organized lunch: a ladies’ luncheon club
[luhn-chuh n] /ˈlʌn tʃən/ noun 1. lunch, especially a formal lunch held in connection with a meeting or other special occasion: the alumni luncheon. /ˈlʌntʃən/ noun 1. a lunch, esp a formal one n. “light repast between mealtimes,” 1650s (lunching; spelling luncheon by 1706); earlier “thick piece, hunk,” 1570s (luncheon), of uncertain origin. Perhaps northern […]
[luhn-chuh-net] /ˌlʌn tʃəˈnɛt/ noun 1. a small restaurant or lunchroom where light meals are served. /ˌlʌntʃəˈnɛt/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a café or small informal restaurant where light meals and snacks are served n. type of restaurant, 1906, American English, from luncheon + diminutive ending -ette.